Yefim Bronfman performs Mozart

Internationally acclaimed for his prodigious musical insight and dynamic approach, the charismatic Lorenzo Viotti conducts Die Seejungfrau, a Postromantic symphonic fresco by Zemlinsky inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s The little Mermaid. Yefim Bronfman, one of today’s most famous pianists, makes a return appearance with the OSM in Mozart’s majestic Piano Concerto no. 24.

Mendelssohn, Ruy Blas, Overture, op. 95
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 24 in C minor, K. 491
Zemlinsky, Die Seejungfrau (The Mermaid), Fantasy

Duration: 1h30

Yefim Bronfman stands among a handful of artists regularly sought by festivals, orchestras, conductors and recital series. His commanding technique, power and exceptional lyrical gifts are consistently acknowledged by the press and audiences alike.

As guest soloist with the Cleveland Orchestra and Franz Welzer-Möst, Mr. Bronfman will participate in the opening concerts of Carnegie Hall’s 2019-2020 season followed immediately by the inauguration of a season-long Artist-in–Residence project with the Vienna Symphony in both the Musikverein and Konzerthaus.

Born in Tashkent in the Soviet Union, Yefim Bronfman immigrated to Israel with his family in 1973, where he studied with pianist Arie Vardi, head of the Rubin Academy of Music at Tel Aviv University. In the United States, he studied at The Juilliard School, Marlboro School of Music, and the Curtis Institute of Music, under Rudolf Firkusny, Leon Fleisher, and Rudolf Serkin. A recipient of the prestigious Avery Fisher Prize, one of the highest honors given to American instrumentalists, in 2010 he was further honored as the recipient of the Jean Gimbel Lane prize in piano performance from Northwestern University and in 2015 with an honorary doctorate from the Manhattan School of Music.

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